Handbook of Research on Education and Technology in a Changing Society (2 Volumes)

Handbook of Research on Education and Technology in a Changing Society (2 Volumes)

Victor X. Wang (Florida Atlantic University, USA)
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Release Date: May, 2014|Copyright: © 2014 |Pages: 1217
ISBN13: 9781466660465|ISBN10: 1466660465|EISBN13: 9781466660472|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-6046-5


Technology has become an integral part of our everyday lives. This trend in ubiquitous technology has also found its way into the learning process at every level of education.

The Handbook of Research on Education and Technology in a Changing Society offers an in-depth description of concepts related to different areas, issues, and trends within education and technological integration in modern society. This handbook includes definitions and terms, as well as explanations of concepts and processes regarding the integration of technology into education. Addressing all pertinent issues and concerns in education and technology in our changing society with a wide breadth of discussion, this handbook is an essential collection for educators, academicians, students, researchers, and librarians.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Curriculum Development
  • Education and Technology
  • Educational Technology
  • Higher Education
  • Instructional Design
  • K-12 Education
  • Online Learning
  • Teacher Education

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Dr. Victor X. Wang is a Professor of Adult and Community Education (Workforce Education) at Florida Atlantic University. Thus far, Dr. Wang has published nearly 230 refereed books, book chapters, and journal articles. These publications address andragogy and pedagogy, which can be considered as the umbrella under which such areas as andragogical curriculum and program development, management, human performance technology, social justice, global education, diversity and E-learning are addressed.

Currently, Dr. Wang is co-editing theInternational Journal of Adult Vocational Education and Technology with a world-leading theorist, Dr. Stephen Brookfield, and another world-leading adult education theorist and statistician, Dr. Patricia Cranton. Dr. Wang has won many academic achievement awards, including the Distinguished Faculty Scholarly & Creative Achievement Award. He has had extensive experience in chairing and mentoring doctoral dissertations (including dissertations from University of Auckland, New Zealand). Some of his books have been adopted as required textbooks by major universities in the United States, and in China. In addition, numerous universities worldwide including some Ivy League Universities have cataloged his books and journal articles. Dr. Wang’ teaching (including teaching via technology) has reached many states in the United States and China.